Toccata

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Talley Beatty's Toccata
Please Credit Photo: AAADT in Talley Beatty's Toccata.  Photo by Paul Kolnik

Toccata is a vibrant episode from 1960’s Come and Get the Beauty of it Hot, created by Talley Beatty. The ballet is described as “set in streets of New York” and incorporates nuances of classic and other dance styles in a jazz idiom.